Focus: Revelton Suites have once again won the World Travel Awards

Every year since 1993, the best hotels, tour operators, airlines and travel industry-related businesses take part in the World Travel Awards and compete for the right to receive the coveted prize. This year, Revelton Suites, located in Tallinn (Estonia) and Karlovy Vary (Czech Republic), once again won the Leading Serviced Apartments category in their respective...
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Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: Is the Covid-19 vaccine a silver bullet for travel?

Breaking Travel News below hears from Gavin Tollman, global chief executive of the Travel Corporation-owned brand Trafalgar, Costsaver and Brendan Vacations, about the likely impact of a Covid-19 vaccine on the travel industry Like many of the days that have changed history, November 9th, 2020, is a day that I will never forget. Yesterday’s announcement...
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News: Future of Norwegian uncertain as government denies further aid

The government of Norway has announced that Norwegian will not receive further financial support. With the low-cost carrier having previous states further aid was necessary to maintain operations throughout the Covid-19 crisis, the future of the airline has been thrown into doubt. The company is now facing a very uncertain future, a statement said. “First...
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News: Costa Deliziosa cancels Greece sailings until late December

Costa Cruises has announced the temporary suspension of Costa Deliziosa cruises to Greece. Costa, a part of Carnival Corporation, said the decision comes as a result of measures enacted by the Greek government in response to the number of coronavirus cases. Costa Deliziosa – which is offering one-week cruises calling at Trieste, Katakolon, Athens, Iraklion,...
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News: American expands pre-flight Covid-19 testing

American Airlines is expanding its current pre-flight testing program to additional destinations. Later this month, pre-flight testing will be available for all American flights to Belize, Grenada, St. Lucia and the Hawaiian Islands. “Our initial pre-flight testing has performed remarkably well, including terrific customer feedback about the ease and availability of testing options,” said Robert...
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News: Kuwait Airways welcomes new A330neo planes from Airbus

Kuwait Airways has received its first two A330neos from Airbus. These aircraft are the first of eight A330neos ordered by the airline. The national airline of Kuwait currently operates a fleet of 15 Airbus aircraft comprising seven A320ceos, three A320neos and five A330ceos. This event also marks Airbus’ first A330-800 delivery. The new generation widebody...
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News: United redesigned mobile app for customers with visual disabilities

United Airlines has launched a redesigned version of its mobile app, with new enhancements intended to make travel easier for people with visual disabilities. Throughout its app, the carrier has increased colour contrast, added more space between graphics and reordered how information is displayed. Designers have also sought to better integrate with the screen reader...
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News: United Airlines to launch Covid-19 testing trial

United Airlines has unveiled plans for transatlantic Covid-19 testing pilot program for customers. From November 16th through to December 11th, the airline will offer rapid tests to every passenger over two years old and crew members on board select flights from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to London Heathrow (LHR), free of charge. Anyone who...
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